Huawei files EC complaint over InterDigital licensing

Thursday 24 May 2012 | 15:32 CET | News
Huawei announced that it has filed an anti-trust complaint with the European Commission against US-based InterDigital. InterDigital holds a number of patents for technology essential to the UMTS standard. Huawei has been trying to negotiate a licence with InterDigital to use the patented technology in its mobile devices, but has been unable to reach an agreement. The Chinese company said that InterDigital is trying to force Huawei to conclude a "discriminatory, unfair and exploitative licence" for the patents, which is in violation of obligations to the European Telecommunications Standards

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: European Commission / Huawei China / InterDigital
Countries: World
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